Diner is Served

Leny, heel erg bedankt voor je toestemming om je lessen te mogen vertalen.

Thank you Leny, for your permission to translate your beautiful tutorials.

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For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

ScreenWorks - Nett Pattern

You can download the plugin

Place or install the plugin into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 5 tubes - 1 picture - 1 mask - 1 animation.

 

The tubes are by Barbara, Dragonfly, FBR and Leny.

The mask is also by Leny.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes and mask.

The other tube is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes, the picture and the mask in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #a2e181.

Set your background color to #3f530d.

Open a transparent image of 820 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Leny-masker27' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 44.

Click with your Magic wand inside the mask (if it doesn't work, change Tolerance to 25 and click a few times).

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy picture 'creepytable'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

Again: Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Step 4

Close the top layer.

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Click with your Magic wand inside the thick green border.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'FBR_bat'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 5.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 15 - Opacity 50 - Blur 15 - color black.

Place the bat upper right.

Step 6

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font - Size for PSP 9 is 30.

For the higher versions you better take a higher number.

Switch your colors and type: Diner is Served!.

Place the text upper right on the picture.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Repeat with the same settings but now with color #a2e181.

Switch your colors back.

Step 7

Copy tube 'toyourhealth'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube in the lower right corner.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 15 - Opacity 50 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Selections - Select all.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 80 - Blur 45 - background color.

Repeat with the same settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - ScreenWorks - Nett Pattern.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - Leny - but with Intensity to 50 - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - background color.

Step 11

Copy tube 'Suzanne_women32 by Dragonfly'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 78% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Place her left below.

Step 12

Activate your bottom layer.

Copy tube 'Leny-spookje'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube behind the woman her neck.

Layers - Duplicate.

Move it a little up and a little to the right.

Step 13

Layers - Duplicate.

Move the tube a little to the right and a little down.

Keep doing this until you are out of the picture.

I needed 7 layers for this.

Step 14

Close all the copy layers of the ghost.

Make sure that your are on the bottom layer.

You now have 3 open layers - the background layer - the layer with the ghost and the top layer with the woman.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - As a new animation.

Step 15

Back to PSP.

Close the layer with the ghost.

Open the layer above it.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Keep doing this until all the ghosts are in AS.

Step 16

All ghosts layers are closed.

Activate your bottom layer.

Copy tube 'heksje6'.

I colored the witch with green, add it and used it.

But feel free to use the other one.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 1x with 75% and 1x with 85% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Place her behind the woman, so you can't see the broom.

Step 17

Layers - Duplicate.

Move her a little to the right and a little down.

Layers - Duplicate.

Again: Move her a little to the right and a little down.

Keep doing this until she is out of the picture.

I needed 6 layers.

Close all the witch layers, except the witch layer above the background.

Step 18

Activate your bottom layer.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Keep doing this until all the witches are in AS.

Step 19

Make sure you have 14 frames in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 20

Open animation 'Leny-spin' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 21

Back to your main animation.

Place the spider upper left - see main image.

Step 22

Animation - Frame properties - 20.

If you want you can resize your crea to Width 500 pixels.

Step 23

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied, save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

Hugs Leny

 

This lesson was written by Leny.

This lesson is and remains the property of Leny.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute her lessons without her written permission.

All her lessons are self designed, so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

Translated by Zial on August 17, 2019

 

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